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G Stone
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Today, I lost a very close friend
#1276578 - 07/12/06 01:41 AM

Today, I am lucky to be alive. Today, I am lucky to not be seriously hurt. Today, my Contour died. At around 4:45, I was coming back home from getting a hair cut. I was traveling down roads I have driven through a million times before. It was just another and a good day so far. As I made a turn down a side street I saw a Ford Excursion (or whatever that big damn truck's name is) Coming to a stop sign. I was very close to the stop sign and saw the truck not stop for the sign but keep going into the street. Stupid me, I thought people were supposed to stop for those. By the time I was in the intersection so was he. I layed on my horn but he must have never saw me because he never hit the brakes. I was hit at atleast 30mph but I think it was much faster. The truck nailed me square in between the drivers side front and rear doors. I then was sent spinning around and careening into a light pole. It happened in seconds.

When the car finally stopped thats when I started to get really pissed. I believe, "what the [censored] do you think you're doing came out of my mouth". I was rightfully mad and the guy new that. All he said was, "all my fault". You damn right it was. This guy blew a stop sign didn't look either way and didn't even slow down till after he hit me. I swear, there are too many dumb [censored] drivers out there. So I called my Dad from work and the manager of the McDonalds next door called the cops and an ambulance came to. I asked him why he didn't stop for the stop sign and he became very defensive and pissy saying that he said he was sorry and that it was his fault. Bottom line was I was pissed and rightfully so.

Now for the damage to the car. It is obviously totaled out. entire drivers side is caved in and smashed to [censored]. My passenger side back tire is turned sideways from where I hit the light pole. There is obviously heavy frame damage. Oh yea, there is a crack in the windshield from the frame getting twisted I bet. Rear deck window, and both driver's side windows shattered and the two side mirrors were ripped off. It was sad seeing the tow truck tow my car and listening to that bent tire squeal. I am okay, I went to the ER and got checked out. Just some very light pain in my shoulder and my neck in kinda stiff and sore. I am taking off these next 2 days of work to get everything figured out with my insurance company and getting a loaner car and taking all my belongings out of my beloved Contour. What is really sad is that I just installed Hella Optilux foglights the day before this and just got the angel eyes working 45min before the accident. Isn't that the pits?

Goodbye my friend. I will always remember you..and I will always miss you. R.I.P. 5/95 - 7/11/06

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Champagne 1995 Ford Contour LX R.I.P. - 7/11/06
V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
Oversized System

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GTO PeteModerator
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276582 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 01:43 AM

Holy hell. At least you weren't seriously injured. That's all that matters.

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G Stone
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276584 (Re: GTO Pete) 07/12/06 01:46 AM

Originally posted by GTO Pete:
Holy hell. At least you weren't seriously injured. That's all that matters.



That is really all that matters and that is why I am so thankful that I wasn't seriously injured. The car protected me very well.

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Champagne 1995 Ford Contour LX R.I.P. - 7/11/06
V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
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SVT3391
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276590 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 01:56 AM

Glad that you were not hurt.

Cars can be replaced, no matter how special they are. Your life is the most important thing.


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Owned since new. Optimized y-pipe. Bosal Exhaust w/ silencer inserts.
K&N intake w/ MAF. Ford Racing 9mm wires.
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contour96
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276591 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 01:59 AM

Glad to hear you are ok. Sorry about your car!

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96 Contour LX
2.5L V6 Duratec
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plance1
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276602 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 02:08 AM

So your talking about your car? Your car is your "friend"?????

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276606 (Re: plance1) 07/12/06 02:12 AM

Not a good post to make, plance. You obviously get the gist from reading the post.

Gstone, man.. I am SO glad you are still here to even tell us about it. She did what she was SUPPOSED to do! She protected you.

May you have a speedy recovery from the damage, and from any pain you may have.


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In a constant state of blow-off euphoria.
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Tony2005
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276632 (Re: contour96) 07/12/06 02:32 AM

Originally posted by contour96:
Glad to hear you are ok. Sorry about your car!



+1

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Matt R
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276642 (Re: Tony2005) 07/12/06 02:45 AM

Originally posted by Tony2005:
Originally posted by contour96:
Glad to hear you are ok. Sorry about your car!



+1




+2!!

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276667 (Re: Matt R) 07/12/06 03:11 AM

Holy hell is right. So what is the driver going to get? Maybe an at fault ticket. Big deal. I'd take that jackass to the cleaners.

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G Stone
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276682 (Re: todras) 07/12/06 03:23 AM

The cops said that they are going to charge him with either failing to yield to a stop sign or inattentive driving. I was thinking later on that he should atleast get careless driving. Inattentive driving is like blowing a stop sign because they were not paying attention. Careless driving is when you actually hit someone. I am going to the police dept. tomorrow morning to get the police report and to try to get him with careless driving. Dumb ass cops.

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Champagne 1995 Ford Contour LX R.I.P. - 7/11/06
V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
Oversized System

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276695 (Re: contour96) 07/12/06 03:30 AM

Originally posted by contour96:
Glad to hear you are ok. Sorry about your car!




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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276699 (Re: 111R) 07/12/06 03:34 AM

Originally posted by 111R:
Originally posted by contour96:
Glad to hear you are ok. Sorry about your car!







x2

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-Current Mods-
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276704 (Re: Woogieman) 07/12/06 03:46 AM

Very sorry to hear about the car, but at least your alright!

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276710 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 03:59 AM

Drama Queen! Thanks for trivializing the death of a person by referring to a car. It's a car!


-Andy

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The problem with America is stupidity.
I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment
for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety
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Big Jim
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276712 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 04:02 AM

I feel your pain.

I had an incident like that many years ago except I made an effort to stop. I had skid marks to witness my good intentions. It was an intersection without a stop sign, and I was on the right.

Because of my effort to stop, I hit him. I got the ticket. The cop said that the other driver must have got to the intersection first and it didn't matter if I was on the right side or not as long as it looked like he entered the intersection first he had the right away.

My advise is to let the cops do their job and just let it alone. No matter what, you will have more trouble moving on with life if you allow yourself to stay emotionally involved.

You're alive and well. Count your blessings and move on with life. You can find another "friend".

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98 SVT
03 Escape Limited

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276713 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 04:19 AM

First, thank God you are alright, second, people who dont know how to drive should have the firing squad called on them, third, I know how freaky the accident must have been, but the human mind will tend to forget, in time, the extent of the traumatic experience one has gone through. Fourthly, pooor pooor contour. If that happened to my 96 lx I would cry. Damn and its a shame it happened to a first year 95 lx with a 2.5, damn damn damn. Stupid ass retarded careless drivers.

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Tourige
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276742 (Re: European) 07/12/06 05:38 AM

time to upgrade to an SVT

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230.2 WHP @ 6500
237.0 WTR @ 2250

Originally posted by MxRacer:
Originally posted by RawBurt:
I'll be keeping it to myself, until the time comes. It'll be hard to find.




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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276778 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 11:48 AM

wow!
amazing you walked away with minor bumps/scratches.


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Kim
1995 Contour GL

Needs less "needs more"

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Frosty
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276786 (Re: frenchblueC2) 07/12/06 11:59 AM

Originally posted by effblooC2:
wow!
amazing you walked away with minor bumps/scratches.




Yea, but that means that his car did it's job. It's been said before and i will say it again...a Contour will be one of the safest cars you will drive. Sorry for your loss, but the 'tour can be replaced. Glad you weren't seriously injured. Time to get an SVT

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A Contour is not just a car, it's an experience
99 T-Red SE Zetec ATX
Born April 16, 1999
98 E0 Silver Frost CSVT
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276790 (Re: Frosty) 07/12/06 12:03 PM

Count your blessings. Time for an upgrade.



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"Do what you like, Because you have to drive it!"-Me

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95 Mustang GT Convertible
97 Z24 Cavalier

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276797 (Re: jtour) 07/12/06 12:17 PM

Originally posted by jtour:
Count your blessings. Time for an upgrade.






X2....glad to hear you came out of it alive!!! sounds like an accident a fellow ceger had a while back, just ask wrx barge for pics, his was a little more severe though maybe now it's time for you to get an svt??? you can get them fairly cheap now!
and don't pay any attention to the people that say it's "just a car." i don't love my car that i have now that much, but i did love my very first car. so i know the feeling

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135K and counting!!!!
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Jeb Hoge
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276821 (Re: BiggityBon) 07/12/06 01:18 PM

It's always reassuring to hear about how well Contours can take hits. Glad you're OK, sorry to hear about it, though.

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276827 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 01:27 PM

You are lucky to be alive.

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Function before fashion.
'96 Contour SE

"Toss the Contour into a corner, and it's as easy to catch as a softball thrown by a preschooler." -Edmunds, 1998

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G Stone
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276918 (Re: RogerB) 07/12/06 02:57 PM

I feel very lucky that my injuries were not more severe. When you see the car I think it looks like someone would have gotten injured in it for sure. I woke up this morning to a stiff neck and a small bruise in the middle of my back, right by my spine. I feel lucky that this is all that happened. I am going to take pictures of the car today and I am going to try to get a copy of the pictures the police took. I will post them on here for sure.

As for another car, I admit, an SVT would be very nice and is very tempting to me but I think I am going to stay away from Ford's for awhile. My parents and I have a had some bad luck with their dealerships, cars, and customer service over the last couple years and I think it is time for a change. Today I am going to get insurance quotes on some other cars out there. What I am leaning towards looking at are : 2000+ Mitsubishi Eclipses, 2000+ Volvo's, 2000+ Cadillac Sevilles (with the price of gas who knows), and I guess some other stuff along the way if it strikes my interest. I am lucky to be here and I thank you all for your concerns and well wishes.

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V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1276992 (Re: G Stone) 07/12/06 04:43 PM

Originally posted by G Stone:
I feel very lucky that my injuries were not more severe. When you see the car I think it looks like someone would have gotten injured in it for sure. I woke up this morning to a stiff neck and a small bruise in the middle of my back, right by my spine. I feel lucky that this is all that happened. I am going to take pictures of the car today and I am going to try to get a copy of the pictures the police took. I will post them on here for sure.

As for another car, I admit, an SVT would be very nice and is very tempting to me but I think I am going to stay away from Ford's for awhile. My parents and I have a had some bad luck with their dealerships, cars, and customer service over the last couple years and I think it is time for a change. Today I am going to get insurance quotes on some other cars out there. What I am leaning towards looking at are : 2000+ Mitsubishi Eclipses, 2000+ Volvo's, 2000+ Cadillac Sevilles (with the price of gas who knows), and I guess some other stuff along the way if it strikes my interest. I am lucky to be here and I thank you all for your concerns and well wishes.




I love car-shopping. Is MY2000 your cutoff? What's your price range? That's a wide variety of vehicles you mention, there. What are your requirements? I would think Maximas and even some BMWs might be within scope.



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'96 Contour SE

"Toss the Contour into a corner, and it's as easy to catch as a softball thrown by a preschooler." -Edmunds, 1998

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G Stone
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277184 (Re: RogerB) 07/12/06 08:46 PM

Originally posted by RogerB:
Originally posted by G Stone:
I feel very lucky that my injuries were not more severe. When you see the car I think it looks like someone would have gotten injured in it for sure. I woke up this morning to a stiff neck and a small bruise in the middle of my back, right by my spine. I feel lucky that this is all that happened. I am going to take pictures of the car today and I am going to try to get a copy of the pictures the police took. I will post them on here for sure.

As for another car, I admit, an SVT would be very nice and is very tempting to me but I think I am going to stay away from Ford's for awhile. My parents and I have a had some bad luck with their dealerships, cars, and customer service over the last couple years and I think it is time for a change. Today I am going to get insurance quotes on some other cars out there. What I am leaning towards looking at are : 2000+ Mitsubishi Eclipses, 2000+ Volvo's, 2000+ Cadillac Sevilles (with the price of gas who knows), and I guess some other stuff along the way if it strikes my interest. I am lucky to be here and I thank you all for your concerns and well wishes.




I love car-shopping. Is MY2000 your cutoff? What's your price range? That's a wide variety of vehicles you mention, there. What are your requirements? I would think Maximas and even some BMWs might be within scope.





I would have to say 2000 would be my cutoff. I like a lot of cars out there and the new Maximas and BMW's are real nice. I am trying to stay around $200 per month on a car. I am planning on making a $5000 down payment, depending on how much I get for my car and everything in it that got ruined. Seems like the new Maxima's are a bit out of my price range. I don't really care for the older bodystyle. I am looking at some BMW's online but it seems for about 12-14k I can only get a Beemer with close to 100k miles on the clock. Hopefully I can find a car pretty quickly, as I will be driving my mom's 2000 Taurus for the time being. Still having to wait to get a loaner car.

An interesting note on my accident is that I found out the guy who hit me owns one of the banks in this town. The truck he was driving was actually in the bank's name. He's got money thats for sure and my insurance agent says he expects him to try to get this all worked out pretty quick.

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V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
Oversized System

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todras
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277380 (Re: G Stone) 07/13/06 02:36 AM

Well things can happen down the road with back pain and such. I'm being serious. Just make sure you don't close the deal in case something happens. Make sure you are checked out to bottom by a couple specialists.

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-'98 SVT 1,173 of 6,535
-'05 Mazda 6s, loaded, g/f's ride
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277398 (Re: todras) 07/13/06 02:59 AM

Sorry your Tour took one for you, but at least she saved your life.

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Scott

Mabe I WILL be Phil.

1999 Contour SVT, Tropic Green
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svt1998
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277483 (Re: G Stone) 07/13/06 05:37 AM

at least you are ok, thats the most important thing.

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277550 (Re: todras) 07/13/06 11:55 AM

Originally posted by todras:
Make sure you are checked out to bottom by a couple specialists.




errr...i thought we were talking about back problems....not 'bottom' problems...

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G Stone
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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1277999 (Re: ElKy) 07/13/06 08:45 PM

Anyone know some good cars in the $12,000 or lower range? THe only car that I can really find that is pretty nice is a 2001 Mazda Millenia S with 48,000 miles for $8500. I am looking for some more ideas because I just want to get a bigger arrange of options raher than just focusing down on one right now. TIA!

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V6 2.5L 24v DOHC
Oversized System

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1278104 (Re: Andy W.) 07/13/06 10:46 PM

Originally posted by Andy W.:
Drama Queen! Thanks for trivializing the death of a person by referring to a car. It's a car!


-Andy




Exactly, tell this to Ray...

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1279812 (Re: G Stone) 07/16/06 11:55 PM

You can look at Olds Auroras for that price range. I got my '01 w/29K miles for about that. Think of it as a baby Seville.

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Jim H
95 Midnight Blue SE (Sold)
98.5 Silver Frost E1 (Sold)
'04 G35 6MT Sedan (Sold)
'01 Aurora 4.0

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Re: Today, I lost a very close friend new
#1279822 (Re: Yankees25) 07/17/06 12:22 AM

that is sad. at least everyone is okay. with the money you can grab a SVT this time

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1998 CSVT
NX stage 1 ford EFI kit
MSD dis-4
B&M short throw
K&N short ram intake
Fsvt Euro 17's
Trubendz 2.5" exhaust
Spec stage 3

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#1280295 (Re: TRicker) 07/17/06 06:16 PM

Or a couple!

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todras
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#1280300 (Re: G Stone) 07/17/06 06:20 PM

Originally posted by G Stone:
Anyone know some good cars in the $12,000 or lower range?




A nice low mileage SVT. Bank the rest.

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hamsterdan
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#1280610 (Re: G Stone) 07/18/06 01:27 AM

Just be glad you're alive...

I know how you feel, I lost one of my first cars (1979 Celica GT Coupe) when it went right into a '76 Montecarlo (kid didn't see the stop sign)

It's only metal & plastic after all...

You could've ended dead (or in a wheelchair)

I feel for your loss...

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